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New Technique by Phyathai 2 International Thailand Can Save Lives after Cardiac Arrest

2014年11月04日 PM05:53
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It is said that whenever the heart stops beating for longer than 4 minutes, the brain would be dead. Neurological Center at Phyathai 2 International introduced the new technique in Thailand called Therapeutic Hypothermia to either help prevent the patient from a persistent vegetative state or even death from neurologic complications.

The majority of cardiac arrest happens out of the hospital and the outcome of the patient is poor over decades due to the delay of life saving action. When the cardiac arrest happens, the usual blood circulation stops, oxygen delivery to all vital organs is also stopped. The patient will be unconscious .The organ that is the most quickly and severely affected by this is the brain. As stated above, if the cardiac arrest persists for over five minutes, permanent brain damage may occur. Therapeutic Hypothermia or the technique to deliberately reduce the core body temperature to protect the brain from severe damage after the resuscitation is thought to prevent brain injury.

Therapeutic Hypothermia Technique has long been used in US, Australia and Korea but it is considered to be new in Thailand. The technique requires the high proficiency of the doctor and the medical equipment readiness. In Thailand, there are only a few specialists who can treat the patient by this technique, one of those works for Neurological Center at Phyathai 2 International Hospital.

Our services

• 24 hours Emergency Medical Service

• Cardiac and neurological intensive care unit

• Neurological and cardiac in-patient care

• Neurological rehabilitation

• Cardiac rehabilitation

The Neurological Center at Phyathai 2 International Hospital is a leader in treating and researching the most complex neurological disorders and advancing innovations. We provide a multidisciplinary approach to care and give our patients access to a full range of specialty and sub specialty services. Combined with this collaborative approach, our neurology specialists use the latest advancements in imaging technology to accurately diagnose and develop individualized treatment plans providing the best possible outcomes for our patients.

CONTACT

Phyathai
2 International Hospital

Ms. Pasinee Patanasiri,
+66-2617-2444 ext. 2020 or 2047
International Correspondence Center

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